Promote community engagement and cohesion through school-community links and a community curriculum that supplements and enriches the national curriculum, and by developing communal values in school and classroom.
What works and what matters: education in spite of policy. Keynote at CPRT’s national conference – Primary Education: what is and what might be. London, 18 November 2016.
Research Review – Demographic change, migration and diversity, Professor Mel Ainscow, Professor Alan Dyson, Dr Lise Hopwood and Dr Stephanie Thomson
Ainscow, M., Dyson, A., Hopwood, L., and Thomson, S. (2016) Primary Schools Responding to Diversity: Barriers and Possibilities. York: Cambridge Primary Review Trust. For a summary of the report click here.
Cambridge Primary Review Trust and Pearson Education (2014), Primary Curriculum 2014: Developing an outstanding curriculum in your school, Harlow: Pearson Education.
Responses to government and parliamentary consultations
Robin Alexander, Politics at its worst and best, 23rd June 2016
Vanessa Young and Jonathan Barnes, We’re all global citizens now, 17th June 2016
Sarah Rutty, Joyless, inaccurate, inequitable?, 13th May 2016
Warwick Mansell, The end of primary education as we know it?, 4th March 2016
Robin Alexander, An ideological step too far, 19th February 2016.
Mel Ainscow, Learning from difference, January 29th 2016
Robin Alexander, Face the music, October 30th 2015
Matt Coward, The Prevent duty: investigation or education?, October 23rd 2015
Robin Alexander, Mind the Gap, September 11th 2015
Robin Alexander, True grit, January 30th 2015
Jo Evans, Living the CPRT ideal, January 21st 2015
Robin Alexander, 2015: teach local, learn global, January 9th 2015
Robin Alexander, Do we care for our young carers?, November 5th, 2014
Robin Alexander, Does education pass the family test?, August 27th, 2014
Robin Alexander, The parts the National Curriculum doesn’t reach, August 12th, 2014
Alexander, R.J. et al (2010) Children, their World, their Education: Final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review, London: Routledge, chapters 5, 13, 18, 20 and 24.
Alexander, R.J and Hargreaves, L. (2007) Community Soundings: the Primary Review regional witness sessions, Cambridge: University of Cambridge.
Ainscow, M., Conteh, J., Dyson, A., and Gallannaugh, F. (2010) ‘Children in primary education: demography, culture, diversity, inclusion’, in Alexander, R.J. et al (eds) The Cambridge Primary Review Research Surveys, London: Routledge, 195-216. Interim report summary (2007)